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Fundraising Assistant,

Position: Fundraising Assistant,
Years of Experience: 1-4 yrs
Location: Kolkata,
Education: MSW form a reputed Institute.
Objective: To provide assistance to the Manager in identifying donor resources, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor organizations (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private corporations offering donations) 
  • Regularly monitor donor websites and identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of the organization
  • Maintain the website and regularly update it with information about organization’s work
  • Assist the Director in writing concept notes, project ideas and project proposals and ensure their timely submission
  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term sustainability of the organization
  • Assist the Director in developing business plans to generate income from various sources.
  • Undertake online research and build contacts with potential individual donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
  • Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization
  • Improve and develop communications material for the organization such as brochure, website, annual report, DVD, poster etc.
  • Organize or provide assistance in organizing any fundraising event for the organization
  • Suggest other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.